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Additional forms and requirements

Certain departments will require the submission of additional forms over and above the academic documents; this will apply to both past Wits students and those applying into Wits University for the first time. All applications are unique; therefore students are urged to ensure they upload the correct documents timeously as to allow for their application to be fairly evaluated and a decision can be made.

  • If you are uncertain on the type of documents required, please view the Checklist Explanation Document that will help guide you in submitting the correct document.


Engineering and Built Environment

Built Environment

  • MUS Assignment 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Planning Written Excercise 
  • Master of Urban Design
  • Master of Science Development Planning


The following Schools require the submission of a Proposed curriculum form, which is a list of courses you intend on completing towards to qualification. This applies to all levels of study namely Postgraduate Diplomas, MEng and MSc.

You are encouraged to visit the school pages to view the most up to date offerings and to contact the respective administrators in those schools should you need assistance with course selection.


Health Sciences

Applicants for the PhD programme into the School of Public Health are required to download and complete a PhD Application Questionnaire which must be uploaded via the student self-service portal.


School of Literature, Language and Media Studies

Applicants to the department of Translation and Interpreting must submit an Entrance Assessment for Translation and Interpreting as part of the application process. Please note that an application will not be reviewed if this portfolio is not uploaded together with other required application documents



The following Schools in the Faculty require the submission of a Details of referees page that must be submitted together with your application for consideration.

Wits Business School / Wits School of Governance

Wits Business School

The following programmes require the completion of the Management-Part-3 form (available on the WBS website) as well as the writing of the Admissions Test as part of the application process. You may also be required to provide three references.

Master of Business Administration
Master of Management: in the following fields
      Finance and Investment *
      Innovation Studies *
      Strategic Marketing
      Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
      Business and Executive Coaching *
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration FT [The PDBA is offered on a modular basis over 1 year of study]
Postgraduate Diploma in Management: in field of Business Administration PDM BA (full-Time)

* This programme does not require the completion of the Admissions Test.

Wits School of of Governance

Master of Management by research and dissertation click here
PhD click here


Changed your mind about your choice of study?

  • DO NOT submit a new application!
  • Refer to the closing dates to see if applications are still open for your new selection.
  • If you are certain you want to change your programme choice, amend your choices via the following link: It is advisable to avoid multiple changes.
  • Should your contact details change (e.g. email, residential or postal address or contact numbers) update your new details on the student self-service portal: